Program English : Level B1

This lower Intermediate B1 level English lessons programme help students to speak in public, give opinions and describe their experiences. The online English language course is structured where they improve their vocabulary with topics like literature, entertainment, science, arts and news. The grammar topics covered are sentence ladder, speed reading, adverbial phrases, modifiers and so on.

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Module 1 (Books and Literature)
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Books Part 1 – Types of Books Over the Years.

Books Part 1 – Types of Books Over the Years.

Prepare yourself to be fascinated by the evolution of books through history. In this English topic, you will explore how people read and recorded literature before the advent of the printing press. You will also learn the different materials which were used...
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Books Part II - Types of Books After Printing Press Era

Books Part II - Types of Books After Printing Press Era

The books we read today didn't always look like this. They were designed and redesigned over and over to suit the requirements and the habits of the reader. In this English topic, you will learn how the books evolved during and after the advent of the...
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Passage Comprehension (Passages with Adverbs)

Passage Comprehension (Passages with Adverbs)

You have already learnt the different types of adverbs in English. They are adverbs of manner, time, frequency and place. This topic gives you an opportunity to test your knowledge of adverbs. It contains several exercises to help you reflect on your...
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Book my show (Movie adaptations of books)

Book my show (Movie adaptations of books)

Have you watched a movie that was adapted from a book? or read a book which got made into a movie? What is your opinion on movie adaptations? You will discuss in English about such questions and more with your trainer. In this topic, you will also explore...
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Benji-The book and Karen-The kindle (Books v/s technology).

Benji-The book and Karen-The kindle (Books v/s technology).

If books and gadgets could speak what would they speak about? In this topic, you will read a very interesting conversation in English between a book called Benji and Kindle ebook called Karen. They will each speak about their qualities and what makes them...
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Summary Writing

Summary Writing

A summary is a short clear description that gives the main facts or ideas about a detailed piece of writing. In this English topic, you will learn the steps involved in writing a good summary, some examples of good summaries and some exercises to hone your...
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Exercise 1

Exercise 1

This exercise is based on the first six topics of Module 1. It is suggested that you revise all the six topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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New age reads (blogs, reviews, ghostwriters, freelancers...)

New age reads (blogs, reviews, ghostwriters, freelancers...)

The advent of technology has brought about a drastic change in the way we read and write. In this English topic, you will find out the difference between a blog and a website. You will also learn what are ghostwriters, book reviewers and freelance writers.
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Speed reading (How to speed read)

Speed reading (How to speed read)

In your hectic schedule, do you find it difficult to find time for reading, even though you know how important it is to improve your English? In this topic, you will learn what are the different types of reading and which one works for you. Using this...
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Sentence ladder

Sentence ladder

Sentences convey an idea, opinion, event, stories etc. To make good stories, we need to make powerful sentences with perfect grammar to capture the readers interest. In this topic, you will attempt to make sentences in English to convey your imagination.
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Literary festivals

Literary festivals

Authors, writers, poets, musicians are all literary artists. They reach out to their audience through 'Literary Festivals'. In this English topic, we will learn what are Literary Festivals and study about the most important festivals around the world.
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All time favourite children's books

All time favourite children's books

Are there any books that you loved as a child and kept going back to even as an adult? Some children's books are simply timeless masterpieces. In this topic, you will learn about some of such masterpieces in English that are enjoyed by children and adult...
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Exercise 2

Exercise 2

This exercise is based on the previous five topics of Module 1. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Forms of Poetry (Stanza, Sonnets, Lyrics, Ballad…)

Forms of Poetry (Stanza, Sonnets, Lyrics, Ballad…)

Poems can be found everywhere. They are in your reading books, libraries, on your phone, etc. It's found in the music that we listen to and the songs that we sing. In this English topic, you will learn what the different types of poetry are and some famous...
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The Booker Prize

The Booker Prize

Man Booker Prize for fiction is a literary prize awarded each year for the best original novel written in English and published in the UK. In this topic, you will learn advanced English vocabulary while at the same time explore this very fascinating award...
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My favourite book (Write about my favourite book)

My favourite book (Write about my favourite book)

There are so many books out there. Each with a different story, different genres, different plots, different characters, different authors. Choosing a favourite is not easy. This English topic will help you to decide your favourite book. You will learn new...
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Adverbial phrases of degree, extent, probability

Adverbial phrases of degree, extent, probability

In this English grammar topic, you will learn what are Adverbial Phrases. Are they different from normal adverbs? What are the different types of adverbs- adverbs of degree, adverbs of extent and adverbs of probability. You will also do exercises to test your...
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Lasting impressions (Authors who made an impact)

Lasting impressions (Authors who made an impact)

If a piece of literature leaves a lasting impression, it means that the author has made an impact on generations of readers across several continents. In this English topic, you will learn about some of the most influential ones over the years. The...
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Exercise 3

Exercise 3

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 1. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 2 (Entertainment)
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Forms of Entertainment

Forms of Entertainment

Because everyone needs entertainment. In this English topic, you will explore the sources of entertainment for different age groups- children and adults and different audiences- public, live, corporate. There are exercises on comprehension and sentence...
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Entertainment in the earlier Ages

Entertainment in the earlier Ages

This topic reflects on what people did in the earlier ages for entertainment. You can learn about different forms of entertainment through banquets, circuses, games, gladiator, storytelling etc. The content offers advanced vocabulary to enhance your English...
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Reported speech (range of tenses)

Reported speech (range of tenses)

In this English grammar topic, learn the difference between Direct speech and Reported speech; and how and why it is used. Learn how to use reported speech for orders, requests and questions. You will also solve exercises to test your understanding of the...
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The laughter club (Stand up comedians, performers, groups)

The laughter club (Stand up comedians, performers, groups)

Laughter is the best medicine - is a popular proverb in English. In this topic, you will take a look at benefits of laughter. Along with that, you will also explore the world of comedy. You will read about some famous standup comedians, some funny television...
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Gaming - Entertaining & Educative

Gaming - Entertaining & Educative

Do you or your children like playing video games? Is it just entertaining or does it have any educational value? In this English topic, explore such questions while discussing your opinions with the trainer and solve fun exercises aimed to improve your...
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Exercise 4

Exercise 4

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 2. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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The Grammys

The Grammys

The Grammys are the most popular English-language music industry awards. In this topic, you will explore some interesting facts about this prestigious award ceremony and also take a look at some famous singers in the history of this event. With the help of...
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Entertaining Cities (around the world)

Entertaining Cities (around the world)

Do you love to travel? Have you felt that some cities are more entertaining than others? In this English topic, you will read about some of such cities around the world and what makes them so entertaining. The exercises in this topic are equally interesting...
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Screen detox (Harmful effects of prolonged exposure to screens)

Screen detox (Harmful effects of prolonged exposure to screens)

In the technological world that we live in today, we spend too much time in front of our electronic screens. It sometimes becomes difficult for our body and mind to recover from the information fatigue. Hence, in the topic of 'Screen Detox', you will discuss...
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Confusables (Homophones - Similar sounding words)

Confusables (Homophones - Similar sounding words)

You would have noticed while learning English, that some words are very confusing because of their pronunciations, spellings or names. In this topic, you will come across some of such common confusing words and learn how to rightly use them in your day to day...
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Complex question tags

Complex question tags

In this English grammar topic, you will revise simple and complex sentences. Through this topic you will learn, what are question tags, the different types of question tags, rules related to them and how to use them correctly in sentences. With your...
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Exercise 5

Exercise 5

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 2. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Storytelling (give an outline of a story and have them create it)

Storytelling (give an outline of a story and have them create it)

Everyone enjoys a good story. In this topic, you will learn the art of storytelling- how to tell a story in such a way so as to capture the audience and that too in English. In the exercise, you will be given the central plot from which you have to make an...
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New age entertainment (Netflix, Internet, mobiles, Smart Tv's...)

New age entertainment (Netflix, Internet, mobiles, Smart Tv's...)

We all have either Netflix or Amazon prime or at the least Youtube. In this English topic, you will explore the modern trends in the consumption of entertainment by the audience all around the world and what part has the internet to play in it. You will...
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Entertainment bonds people

Entertainment bonds people

What is the importance of entertainment? What are the different sources of entertainment? Where do you derive your entertainment from? In this English topic, you will explore with your trainer the answers to such questions and learn new vocabulary related to...
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Error spotting (Writing exercise.)

Error spotting (Writing exercise.)

To improve your English, it is important to be mindful of the common mistakes that you make, correct them promptly and avoid repeating the same mistakes in the future. In this English topic, you will solve several exercises to spot the errors in the text and...
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Exercises in Present Perfect / Present Simple, Present Perfect Continuous-1

Exercises in Present Perfect / Present Simple, Present Perfect Continuous-1

By this stage in your English learning, you are supposed to be well versed with the usage of the Present tense in sentences. In this English grammar topic, you will solve exercises in Present simple, present continuous, present perfect and present perfect...
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Exercise 6

Exercise 6

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 2. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 3 (Leisure Activities)
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FIFA

FIFA

Football is a sport that unites countries, players and millions of fans around the world. In this topic, you will learn new English vocabulary while reading about the most popular sport in today's times. You will learn some interesting facts and read a...
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Modifiers

Modifiers

A modifier is a word, phrase or clause which describes another word or phrase, and makes its meaning more specific. In a sentence, it can act as an adjective or adverb. In this English Grammar topic, you will learn some of such words that are used to enhance...
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Virtual Games

Virtual Games

Virtual gaming is all the rage among children and teenagers these days. In this English topic, you will learn about different brands in virtual games and some popular games that virtual game players enjoy. A role-play will help you to revise the usage of...
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Horse Riding

Horse Riding

In this topic, you will learn the names of different horse riding equipments, techniques in English. You also learn about different sports involving horse riding such as racing, dressage and so on. You can also discuss with your trainer your experience with...
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Futuristic Theme Parks

Futuristic Theme Parks

Have you ever been to an amusement park or a theme park? Discuss with your trainer the different activities you did there using the vocabulary you learn in this topic. Also learn about futuristic theme parks and take a look at some interesting examples in...
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Exercise 7

Exercise 7

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 3. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Adjective Collocations

Adjective Collocations

In this English grammar topic, learn how to speak like native speakers. Adjective collocations are word partnerships or words that are commonly used together by native speakers. In this topic, you will learn examples of such collocations and how to use them...
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Le Tour de France

Le Tour de France

We are all familiar with the biggest cycling event of Tour de France. But, did you know that this event was first held in 1903 as a publicity event for a sponsoring newspaper, L'Auto. In this English topic, you will learn about similar fun and interesting...
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Gardening - Tips and Benefits

Gardening - Tips and Benefits

Whether you are a gardening enthusiast or otherwise, you will find the vocabulary and techniques in this English topic to be extremely useful. The tips about gardening that are shared in this topic may just prove to be handy in your future gardening attempts.
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Spoilsport

Spoilsport

Video games are extremely popular among children and teenagers. Some of them spend a lot of their free time on video games. But when does it become necessary to draw the line. The question is "How much is too much?" and in this English topic, you will address...
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How Does Leisure Influence our Quality of Life?

How Does Leisure Influence our Quality of Life?

Time has a vicious habit of slipping away through our fingers, leaving us with the feeling that instead of being in charge of our time, it is driving us. People feel rushed all the time and so, once in a while, it is good to slow down and do something you...
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Exercise 8

Exercise 8

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 3. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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A Trip To Disneyland

A Trip To Disneyland

Children perceive Disneyland as a magical kingdom where you can sail with pirates, explore exotic jungles, meet fairy-tale princesses, dive under the ocean and rocket through the stars-all on the same day. In this English topic, you will read about different...
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Copywriter In A Travel Agency

Copywriter In A Travel Agency

According to the dictionary, a copywriter is a person whose job is to write the words for advertising material. In this English exercise topic, you will see some brochures, advertising various locales across the globe. Your task will be to spot the errors and...
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Into the Wild-A Glimpse of Wildlife and Wilderness

Into the Wild-A Glimpse of Wildlife and Wilderness

Human survival depends on wildlife. Sadly, the untouched wilderness on this planet is disappearing- and disappearing fast! In this English topic, you will learn many new vocabulary words while reading about a few wilderness areas we can still find on Earth.
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Skiing

Skiing

Skiing is a mode of transport, recreational activity and competitive winter sport in which the participant uses skis to glide on snow. In this English topic, learn vocabulary related to skiing, find out what the best places for skiing are and discuss the...
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Strike 10 (All About Bowling)

Strike 10 (All About Bowling)

Have you ever tried 'Bowling'? Well, Bowling is a game in which players roll heavy balls along a special track towards a group of ten pins and try to knock over as many of them as possible. In this English topic, you will read a role-play between a father and...
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Exercise 9

Exercise 9

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 3. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 4 (Film)
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Genres of Movies

Genres of Movies

A film genre is a motion picture category based on similarities in either the narrative elements (action, adventure, etc) or the emotional response to the film (serious, comic, etc). In this English topic, you will read about different genres of movies and...
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I Like to Mov(i)e It-How to Make a Movie?

I Like to Mov(i)e It-How to Make a Movie?

Have you ever wondered how a film is made? If so, this English topic will help you understand the process of making a movie i.e. Filmmaking. It involves a number of stages from development to production, eventually leading to a film's production and release....
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World Cinema Film Directors

World Cinema Film Directors

In this English topic, you will learn about the faces behind some of the most memorable films. The movies made by these filmmakers have been revolutionary and have stood the test of time. During the topic, you can also discuss with your trainer some of your...
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Some More Phrasal Verbs - Exercises

Some More Phrasal Verbs - Exercises

Phrasal verbs have a way of worming their way into our everyday English. They pop up in most discussions at the office and while spending time with friends and family. In this English topic, you will do some exercises in order to revise your phrasal verbs.
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Iconic - A Glimpse of Popular Culture

Iconic - A Glimpse of Popular Culture

Popular culture is the culture based on the tastes of ordinary people rather than an educated elite. In this English topic, you will learn about some animate as well as inanimate icons that are encompassed in the popular culture. You will also learn new...
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Exercise 10

Exercise 10

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 4. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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The Red Carpet - A Glimpse of International Film Awards

The Red Carpet - A Glimpse of International Film Awards

In this English topic, you will be introduced to various film vocabulary along with learning about some international film awards and interesting facts related to them. You will also solve a couple of exercises involving error spotting and comprehension.
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Using Adverbial Phrases of Extent and Probability in Conversations

Using Adverbial Phrases of Extent and Probability in Conversations

Adverbials are important because they can change or amend almost any of the basic sentence patterns in English. There is more information to a sentence when adverbial phrases are added. In this topic, you will solve exercises to see how much you remember...
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Importance Of Costumes And Make-Up In Cinema

Importance Of Costumes And Make-Up In Cinema

In this English topic, you will read about several reasons to establish the importance of costumes and make-up in cinema. With the help of some of our beloved characters in memorable films, you will learn the functions of costume and make-up. And finally, the...
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Legendary Actors

Legendary Actors

Actors leave an impression in our minds with their exceptional acting, some go on to become icons years after they have passed. In this English topic, you will take a look at some legendary actors that have mesmerized us through their films and eloquent...
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I’m a Critic - All About Movie Reviews

I’m a Critic - All About Movie Reviews

Have you ever decided to watch or not watch a film based on its review? If yes, then that's how important the job of a film critic is. In this English topic, you will read about some famous film critics. You will also learn various adjectives to enhance your...
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Exercise 11

Exercise 11

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 4. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Attitudinal Adverbs

Attitudinal Adverbs

Attitudinal Adverbs express the writer's or speaker's attitude toward the state or action described in a sentence. In this English Grammar topic, you will learn various adverbs of attitude and see how they are used in a sentence. You will also learn how to...
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Best Movies Of All Time

Best Movies Of All Time

Everyone has a favourite movie. But the movies that you will read about in this topic, are loved by millions of people across the globe and across generations. These English language movies are timeless masterpieces. You will also learn important vocabulary...
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Movie Ratings

Movie Ratings

Movies can open our children's eyes to new places, cultures and ideas, and parents have an important role in ensuring that the experience is positive and enriching. 'Movie ratings' help them make the distinction between children's movies, adult movies and so...
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Plot A Movie

Plot A Movie

In this English topic, you will read a role-play between an interviewer and a film director. The interviewer is asking some crucial questions to understand how a film is made. And through the director's answers, you will learn about the different stages in...
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Going For A Movie

Going For A Movie

In this English topic, you will read a role-play between Jenny and John making a plan to go for a movie. Read them discuss different movie genres while deciding upon the movie. You can also discuss your favourite movie genres with your trainer.
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Exercise 12

Exercise 12

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 4. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 5 (Education)
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Blogs, School Articles…

Blogs, School Articles…

You would have read various articles and various blogs. But, have you ever wondered what the difference between articles and blogs is. In this English topic, you will learn about the different characteristics of blogs and articles. You will also learn...
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Articles With Abstract Nouns

Articles With Abstract Nouns

Usage of articles 'a', 'an' or 'the' can often be confusing especially if they precede an abstract noun. In this English Grammar topic, you will learn how articles are used with countable and uncountable abstract nouns. You will also practice your...
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Write A Blog

Write A Blog

Blogging is a great way to provide information or advice. It helps you build contacts and allows people to interact with you. In this English topic, you will learn the different steps involved in starting a blog. You will also learn important vocabulary...
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Unity In Diversity

Unity In Diversity

In this English topic, you will read a role-play between two friends from different countries at a University. Notice their lingo and see if you have heard it before. You can also discuss with your trainer what you think about the various accents from...
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Campus Sports

Campus Sports

Campus sports encompasses non-professional, collegiate and university-level competitive sports and games requiring physical skill, and the systems of training that prepare athletes for competitive performance. In this English topic, you will read about...
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Exercise 13

Exercise 13

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 5. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Fundraising Activities At School

Fundraising Activities At School

Fundraising refers is the process of gathering voluntary contributions of money or other resources by requesting for donations. In this English topic, you will learn about different events organized at school level for which students often need to raise money.
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Simple Past (Narrative)

Simple Past (Narrative)

Narrative tenses are used when telling a story or talking about situations that happened in the past. In this English Grammar topic, you will learn the meaning, usage and examples of simple past narrative tense. You will also solve exercises to practice what...
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Events In School

Events In School

School events are considered to be an integral part of school life. They make students more creative and help them to socialize with other students while giving them a much needed break from the curriculum. In this English topic, you will read about different...
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Educational Field Trip

Educational Field Trip

A field trip is a visit to a place outside school which is designed to achieve certain objectives. In this English topic, you will learn important vocabulary while reading about the advantages and organization of field trips. You can also discuss your...
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Public v/s Private Schools

Public v/s Private Schools

As we all know, there are clear distinctions between private schools and public schools in every country. In this English topic, you will explore some of such distinctions with the help of a role-play. You can also discuss with your trainer your opinion on...
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Exercise 14

Exercise 14

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 5. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Traditional Versus Virtual Classroom

Traditional Versus Virtual Classroom

We have all studied in a traditional classroom system. But, with the advent of technology, everything including the education system has undergone a tectonic shift. In this English topic, you will study both these systems and their advantages. You will also...
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I would like to meet the Counsellor please

I would like to meet the Counsellor please

Counselling by professionally trained counsellors are aimed to help people with their personal and professional issues. In this English topic, you will explore the topic of counselling and read a role-play between a counsellor and her client. You will also...
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Highlights Of Your Campus Life

Highlights Of Your Campus Life

In this English topic, you will explore different aspects of Life on a Campus like living and eating on a campus, Prom night, student groups and so on. Also, learn important vocabulary and solve exercises related to the topic. You can also discuss your...
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Education and The Industry - A Partnership

Education and The Industry - A Partnership

An Education-Industry partnership is an involvement between schools and business-industry, etc to help students learn the skills and develop an understanding of what is needed in the workplace when they are employed. In this English topic, you will learn more...
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Placements

Placements

Campus placement is the process conducted within the educational institutes to provide jobs to students pursuing or in the stage of completing their education. In this English topic, you will learn how the campus placements are organized. You will also read a...
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Exercise 15

Exercise 15

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 5. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 6 (Media)
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I Like To Twitter

I Like To Twitter

Social media has exploded in a big way in the last decade. Almost every eligible human on the face of this planet has his/her presence on social media. In this English topic, you will learn about various popular social media in today's times such facebook,...
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Follow the # (Hashtag)

Follow the # (Hashtag)

New terms, phrases and acronyms are constantly emerging across social media networks. The vocabulary continues to grow for users of these platforms. In this English topic, you will learn vocabulary that is currently trending in social media circles.
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Careers In Media

Careers In Media

From TV, newspapers, magazines, film and radio, to what we see on the internet, media is everywhere. It is a fast growing industry and has a varied career scope. In this English topic, you will explore different careers in media such as Journalism, marketing...
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Social Media Etiquettes

Social Media Etiquettes

In this English topic, you will learn important terms related to social media etiquette which will make it easier for you to navigate the Amazon forest of virtual world. You will also learn how to deal with negative situations on social media which is also...
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Future Perfect Tense

Future Perfect Tense

Future Perfect Tense is used to express an action which will occur in or is thought to be completed in the future. In this English Grammar topic, learn the usage, examples and structure of sentences in Future Perfect Tense. Solve exercises to seal your...
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Exercise 16

Exercise 16

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 6. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Advertising and Marketing

Advertising and Marketing

You would have often heard people use the terms advertising and marketing interchangeably. But are they really the same? In this English topic, you will learn the meaning and scope of advertising and marketing. You will also learn the difference between the...
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Ping! You have a message.

Ping! You have a message.

In this English topic, you will explore the idea of the conquest of technology over our lives. You will address the pros and cons of technology and how dependent we are on it. You can also discuss with your trainer the different ways to stop our addiction to...
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Present Perfect Continuous

Present Perfect Continuous

Present Perfect Continuous is used to express an action which has started in the past, still continuing and not completed so far. In this English grammar topic, you will learn the structure of sentences and usage of Present perfect tense. You will also see...
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Logos

Logos

A company's logo is often synonymous with its trademark or brand. It plays an important role in brand differentiation. In this English topic, you will learn some famous logos of important brands. You will also learn new vocabulary and solve exercises related...
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Brands Through Media

Brands Through Media

In this English topic, you will read about Media Commercialisation for Brand promotion. Media commercialization is nothing but the inclusion of advertisements or paid content in movies, newspapers or magazines. You will learn important vocabulary while...
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Exercise 17

Exercise 17

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 6. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Paparazzi

Paparazzi

Paparazzi are unauthorized photographers who take pictures of athletes, entertainers, politicians, and other celebrities typically by invading their privacy. With the advent of social media and the web, paparazzi have gone out of control. But are they really...
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Is Media Taking Away Our Privacy?

Is Media Taking Away Our Privacy?

In this English topic, you will read a role-play between two sisters about online privacy. They are discussing how media can be a threat to an individual's privacy and how to draw a line between private and public by deciding what one uploads on the web. You...
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Media Franchise

Media Franchise

Have you ever watched the Star Wars series, or Jurassic Park series, or played a Video game series like Angry birds? They are all examples of Media Franchise. In this English topic, you will come across more examples of Media Franchise and learn important...
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Relative Clauses

Relative Clauses

Relative clauses add meaning to a sentence but are not an essential part of the sentence. In this English grammar topic, you will learn the meaning, usage and types of Relative Clauses. You will also see how to use them in conversations and solve exercises on...
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New Age Of Media

New Age Of Media

Online sites and apps such as YouTube, Instagram, Tumblr and others have the power to shine a spotlight on talent. Random persons are gaining sudden popularity due to these platforms. In this English topic, you will take a look at some of such famous people.
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Exercise 18

Exercise 18

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 6. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 7 (News)
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News On The Move

News On The Move

In this English topic, you will learn how news has evolved over time. You will also take a glimpse at new channels of news and information and read their benefits and disadvantages. Also, discuss with your trainer what your sources of news and information are.
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Reported Speech

Reported Speech

In the previous presentation, you've learnt how to use Reported or Indirect speech with tenses. In this English grammar topic, you will learn how to change the speech (Direct to Indirect) with Pronouns, Demonstratives (this, that) and Adverbs of time and...
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Breaking News Of 2016

Breaking News Of 2016

This presentation is aimed at developing your English listening skills. In this topic, you will be watching a couple of International news videos which are approx 2-minute long. You will also be solving exercises based on the videos as part of comprehension.
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Freedom Of Press

Freedom Of Press

In this English topic, you will learn the meaning of Freedom of Press, the situation of Press around the world and how the right to free press is being abused, in turn giving rise to 'Citizen Journalism'. You will also learn important English vocabulary...
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Going Online

Going Online

Technology has allowed us free and easy access to the news on our smartphones, tablets etc. In this English topic, you will read more on the subject of 'Emerging Trends in the Newspaper Industry'. You will also read about the history and benefits of online...
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Exercise 19

Exercise 19

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 7. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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News Scandals

News Scandals

There are so many scams on the internet nowadays. In this English topic, you will learn what scams are and also read a few examples of people involved in online scandals. You will also learn important vocabulary related to the topic and practice it with...
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Influential Women Of The 20th Century

Influential Women Of The 20th Century

In this English topic, you will learn about some strong women who have made a substantial contribution to their particular fields or even in some cases shaped the course of history. You will learn important vocabulary related to the topic while learning about...
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Write A News Item Describing The Spirit Of Holidays

Write A News Item Describing The Spirit Of Holidays

The greatness of a culture can be found in its festivals. In this English topic, you will learn about some of such festivals celebrated across the globe. You will read excerpts from news articles related to these festivals. You will also learn new vocabulary...
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News At 10

News At 10

As you know, some television news programs were extremely popular back in the day when there were a limited number of channels on TV. One such English program was 'News at 10'. In this topic, you will read about the history of this program, out-of-studio...
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Careers in News

Careers in News

On-air personalities like anchors, reporters, etc are the most visible members of television news teams, but TV newsrooms are filled with many more people. Without them, our 24-hour broadcasts would cease to exist. In this topic, you will learn about some...
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Exercise 20

Exercise 20

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 7. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Otzi - The 5300 Year Old Iceman.

Otzi - The 5300 Year Old Iceman.

In this English topic, you will read about the 5300 year old well preserved mummy of a man named Otzi. You will also learn the significance of 'finding' Otzi; analysis of his DNA, tools, clothes; museum where he is stored, etc. Also, learn vocabulary related...
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Write A News Report On....

Write A News Report On....

In this English topic, you will learn how to write a news report by reading what preparation is required and the structure in which it needs to be written. You will also learn the different types of news articles that one can write. To conclude, you will...
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Role of Press

Role of Press

Press is more than a medium of information. It leaves an impact on social, economic and political transformation. In this English topic, you will learn about the role of the Press in society. You will also read about some of the most important events covered...
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Narrative Tenses

Narrative Tenses

Narrative tenses are verb tenses used to talk about the past, especially while telling a story, a personal anecdote or describing a past event. In this English grammar topic, you will refresh your knowledge of Narrative tenses and also solve exercises on the...
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Photojournalism

Photojournalism

Photojournalism is a particular form of journalism, which usually employs images instead of words. It tells a story and often in a single photograph. In this English topic, you will learn the history of photojournalism and take a look at some famous pictures.
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Exercise 21

Exercise 21

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 7. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 8 (Lifestyle)
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New Year Resolutions

New Year Resolutions

A New Year Resolution is a tradition, in which a person resolves to change a trait or behavior. In this English topic, you will learn how some people make and keep New Year Resolutions. You will also learn how to use passive voice while writing about your...
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Resorts

Resorts

In this English topic, you will read a role-play between Emma and Julia as they are having a chat about Emma's recent weekend trip to a resort. Through this topic, you will learn how to use certain words or phrases in conversations. You will also be solving...
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Alternate Healing

Alternate Healing

In this English topic, you will learn what is Alternate Healing and the difference between conventional and alternative medicine. You will also glimpse at some alternative healing techniques. To conclude, you will solve exercises on reading comprehension on...
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Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is about having more energy, feeling great, improving your outlook, and stabilizing your mood. In this English topic, you will learn about some healthy food groups, striking a balance between food and exercising, and some tips on healthy eating.
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From Distress To De-stress

From Distress To De-stress

We all experience stress at some points in our lives. In this English topic, you will learn what is stress and how to go from distress to no-stress. You will also learn about the ways in which stress can be overcome. You can also discuss with your trainer how...
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Exercise 22

Exercise 22

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 8. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Gadget Addiction

Gadget Addiction

Staying in touch, using phone apps and networking is good, but it becomes difficult when we use these excessively. It is high time we left gadget addictions behind and found a way to use them moderately. In this English topic, you will learn how to avoid this...
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Do Careers Dictate Lifestyles?

Do Careers Dictate Lifestyles?

Today, there are thousands of different careers to choose from and it is generally accepted that our lifestyle can influence our career choice. But, is the opposite also true? In this English topic, you will learn about some aspects of a career that can...
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Lifestyle Ailments

Lifestyle Ailments

With advances in technology resulting in an easier lifestyle, there are new diseases-what doctors today are calling-lifestyle diseases. In this English topic, you will learn about different lifestyle Ailments and how to prevent them. You will also learn...
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Fit-Bit By Bit

Fit-Bit By Bit

While people love gadgets and apps of every kind, there are gadgets that can work together with your smartphones to help you stay fit and healthy. In this English topic, you will take a look at some funky health gadgets which not only make work-outs fun but...
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Write About Your Lifestyle

Write About Your Lifestyle

In this topic, you will work at honing your English writing skills. The topic you will read and write about is Lifestyle. You will read some excerpts from the journal of Ethan and Jasmine and reflect on the factors that influence lifestyle change and...
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Exercise 23

Exercise 23

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 8. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Luxury Hotels Around The Globe

Luxury Hotels Around The Globe

In this English topic, you will explore the world of champagne and caviar. You will read about five of the most luxurious and expensive hotels around the world. You will also learn important vocabulary and discuss your opinion on the topic with your trainer.
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Sun And Sand

Sun And Sand

The European obsession with the sun and sand is legendary. An ideal vacation is often synonymous with a beach vacation. In this English topic, you will learn how to describe your beach vacation to your friends using vocabulary best suited for the subject.
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Confucius Is I

Confucius Is I

In this English grammar topic, you will learn two 'Figures of Speech' namely Metaphor and Simile. People use 'similes' and 'metaphors' usually to express opinions or emotions. In this topic, you will read examples and solve exercises to practice these two...
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Spas Of The World

Spas Of The World

Not a lot of people need reasons to take spa baths because they are enjoyable, relieve stress and leave us feeling clean and refreshed. In this English topic, you will learn important vocabulary while reading about some of the best spa resorts around the...
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Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous

Lifestyles Of The Rich And Famous

Having billionaire status means that you can pretty much afford anything you desire. In this English topic, you will step behind velvet ropes and private jets, homes and yachts to see how these extremely successful and wealthy people spend their fortune.
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Exercise 24

Exercise 24

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 8. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 9 (Science & Current Affairs)
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The Big Bang

The Big Bang

Throughout time we have asked ourselves these questions: How did our Universe begin? How old is our Universe? How did matter come to exist? In this English topic, you will take a look at some basic definitions of probably 'the' most important debate within ...
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Scientific Breakthroughs

Scientific Breakthroughs

The Universe is full of secrets; some are nearly uncovered, while others prove extremely difficult to understand. In this English topic, you will take a look at some discoveries that have changed the world. In addition to that, you will also identify...
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Famous Scientists

Famous Scientists

These scientists are famous the world over and their scientific contributions have provided answers for many mysteries of the Universe. In this English topic, you will read about some of such scientists while learning vocabulary related to the topic.
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Through The Telescope

Through The Telescope

Along with the eight planets that orbit the sun, there are also their satellites, numerous comets, asteroids and meteoroids in our solar system. In this English topic, you will read about constellations, Kepler mission and space observatory. You will also...
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Inventions That Changed The World

Inventions That Changed The World

Some of the notable inventions that changed the world are Electricity, The light bulb, The telephone, Penicillin and so on. In this English topic, you will learn important scientific vocabulary while reading about these inventions. You will also discuss with...
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Exercise 25

Exercise 25

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 9. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Branches Of  Science - Part 1

Branches Of Science - Part 1

Natural, Social and Formal science make up the 'Fundamental sciences' and Engineering and Medicine makes up the 'Applied sciences'. In this English topic, you will read about the Natural sciences such as Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Zoology, Biology, Botany,...
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Comparatives and Superlatives

Comparatives and Superlatives

A Comparative adjective is used to compare two things, while a superlative adjective is used to describe and object which is at the upper or lower limit of quality. You have already learnt this in the previous topics. In this English grammar topic, you will...
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Documentary: Amazing bridges

Documentary: Amazing bridges

Can crossing over a river with a bridge be all that exciting? With award winning designs, outstanding architecture, and rich history; the architects have built some of the most unique bridges in the world. In this English topic, you will read about some of...
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Mysteries Of The World

Mysteries Of The World

We have all heard about the mysterious Bermuda Triangle or the 'reported sightings' of the Loch ness Monster in Scotland or the Nazca lines and so on. In this topic, you will read about some of such jaw-dropping mysteries of the world while learning new...
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Reporting Live

Reporting Live

This English topic is aimed at honing your writing skills. You will read a few international news article excerpts. After discussing with your trainer, you will learn to write an article about things that are in your knowledge. You will also learn vocabulary...
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Exercise 26

Exercise 26

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 9. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Toon in to the news

Toon in to the news

We can't help but snigger whenever we come across a political cartoon in the newspaper. In this English topic, you will learn about the history of political cartoon and cartoon strip. You will also read about the purpose and techniques used by political...
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Mad Scientist

Mad Scientist

Do you think all inventors are scientists? What are the qualities of an inventor? What is Cyborg? In this English topic, you will address such questions and more. You will also learn new vocabulary related to the topic and discuss some interesting scenarios...
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What's the next big thing going to be?

What's the next big thing going to be?

You have already learnt the future tense in the previous topics. Future tense can be expressed using 'will' and 'going to' and we use it to predict the future. In this English grammar topic, you will solve several exercises on the usage of 'will' and 'going...
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Medical Breakthroughs that Save Lives Everyday

Medical Breakthroughs that Save Lives Everyday

Whether it's the technology which allows us to peer deep into the body or medicines which extend the lives of those with chronic diseases; advances in health and medicine have touched the lives of nearly every person on the planet. In this English topic, you...
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News Bulletin

News Bulletin

While reading an example of a news bulletin, you will come across several linkers. Linkers, in English, are words that link one word, phrase, sentence, or clause to another. You will also solve exercises to practice the linkers you learn on this topic.
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Exercise 27

Exercise 27

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 9. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Module 10 (Arts)
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Performing Arts

Performing Arts

Performing arts are a form of art in which artists use their voices and/or their bodies, often in relation to other objects, to convey artistic expression. In this English topic, you will take a look at some of the best performing arts schools around the...
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Media Arts

Media Arts

By incorporating existing and emerging technology into their work, artists are constantly redefining traditional categories of art. These are called "Media Arts". In this English topic, you will read about the different types of media arts that we see today.
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Is Writing A Dying Art?

Is Writing A Dying Art?

Is the web killing the craft of writing? In this English topic, you will address and reflect on this question. You will also read about what it takes to write on the web and how spelling and writing instruments are disappearing. Discuss the topic with your...
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Famous Works Of Art - Part 1

Famous Works Of Art - Part 1

All artists desire to create artwork that will be remembered forever. In this English topic, you will read about some of such memorable pieces which are made by masters. The masterpieces that you will come across in this topic are 'The last supper', 'The...
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The Art World

The Art World

The art world comprises of everything involved in art, right from creation to selling. In this English topic, you will learn about people and places involved in the functioning of the art world. You will also learn vocabulary world and solve exercises related...
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Exercise 28

Exercise 28

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 1 of Module 10. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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By the Fire

By the Fire

Part of improving your English is the ability to describe experiences. This involves describing past experiences and storytelling. In this topic, you will learn the important points to remember while describing a past experience. You will also solve exercises...
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Past Tense Responses

Past Tense Responses

You have already learnt the past tense and its various forms. In this English topic, you will learn how and when to form short responses and long responses, to questions in the past tense. You will also solve several exercises to practice what you learn.
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Famous Works Of Art - Part 2

Famous Works Of Art - Part 2

All artists desire to create artwork that will be remembered forever. In this English topic, you will read about some of such memorable pieces which are made by masters. The masterpieces that you will come across in this topic are ' Campbell's soup cans',...
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The Worlds of Tintin, Asterix and Obelix, Mickey Mouse

The Worlds of Tintin, Asterix and Obelix, Mickey Mouse

We have all seen Disney's Mickey mouse whistling the tune before a Disney animated movie. In this English topic, you will read about some of the most loved cartoon characters by children and many adults. You will also learn new and varied vocabulary and...
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Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts

Food art or culinary art is the art of preparing, cooking and presenting food in the most creative ways. The idea of food art probably popped up due to the amalgamation of varied food cultures making way for creative uses of different ingredients and foods....
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Exercise 29

Exercise 29

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 2 of Module 10. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.
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Visual Arts - Unconventional

Visual Arts - Unconventional

Where there is an idea, there is a way to express it - especially when it comes to art. In this English topic, you will take a look at the works of some artists who use very offbeat mediums to portray their love of art and skills. You will also learn related...
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Changing Arts

Changing Arts

Have you ever wondered, what links the ice-age carvings of prehistoric man to today's galleries and museums? It is the golden thread of human artistic endeavour. In this English topic, you will read about the changing faces of art and how art will take shape...
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Gallery

Gallery

Are you an art lover? If not, you are going to learn how art lovers usually follow four simple steps to interpret art. In this topic, you will read an example of art interpretation. You will also interpret several artworks using appropriate English...
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Art Critic

Art Critic

There are some aspects of art which we cannot see just by our superficial observation. That is when an art critic comes into the picture. In this English topic, you will learn what the job of an art critic is, how important are the opinions of an art critic...
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How Art Impacts Your Life?

How Art Impacts Your Life?

People may say they do not understand art and yet, art impacts us, both subtly and evidently, in many ways. In this English topic, you will read how different mediums of art have an impact on us. You will also reflect on the topic and discuss it with your...
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Exercise 30

Exercise 30

This exercise is based on the topics in Part 3 of Module 10. It is suggested that you revise all the five topics before you book the exercise. This topic will test your listening, reading, spoken production, spoken interaction and writing skills in English.